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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PRENATAL CARE-BARRIERS

Here is a list of problems some women can have getting prenatal care. For each item circle Y (YES) if it was a problem for you during your most recent pregnancy? or circle N (NO) if it was not a problem or didn''t apply to you. I HAD NO WAY TO GET TO T HE CLINIC OR DOCTOR''S OFFICE

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1469 1383 93.3 91.4-94.8 86 6.7 5.2- 8.6
Age
< 20 years 156 141 87.9 79.0-93.3 15 12.1 6.7-21.0
20-24 years 388 354 90.2 85.6-93.5 34 9.8 6.5-14.4
25-34 years 753 719 95.2 92.7-96.8 34 4.8 3.2- 7.3
35+ years 172 169 98.2 92.1-99.6 3 1.8 0.4- 7.9
Race
White 1013 950 92.7 90.3-94.6 63 7.3 5.4- 9.7
Black 393 372 94.5 90.2-96.9 21 5.5 3.1- 9.8
Other 63 61 97.2 85.2-99.5 2 2.8 0.5-14.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 149 106 69.1 59.6-77.2 43 30.9 22.8-40.4
No 1320 1277 97.1 95.6-98.1 43 2.9 1.9- 4.4
Education
< High School 295 252 85.1 79.0-89.6 43 14.9 10.4-21.0
High School 423 391 90.6 86.2-93.7 32 9.4 6.3-13.8
> High School 748 738 98.8 97.2-99.4 10 1.2 0.6- 2.8
Marital Status
Married 900 870 96.9 95.1-98.0 30 3.1 2.0- 4.9
Other 569 513 87.8 83.6-91.0 56 12.2 9.0-16.4
Income
14,999 or less 441 385 85.3 80.3-89.2 56 14.7 10.8-19.7
15,000-24,999 230 214 92.3 86.2-95.9 16 7.7 4.1-13.8
25,000-49,999 302 297 98.7 95.5-99.6 5 1.3 0.4- 4.5
50,000 or more 392 392 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
WIC recipient
No 743 724 97.8 95.9-98.8 19 2.2 1.2- 4.1
Yes 716 649 88.7 85.2-91.5 67 11.3 8.5-14.8
Medicaid recipient
No 673 662 98.1 96.1-99.1 11 1.9 0.9- 3.9
Yes 796 721 89.3 86.1-91.9 75 10.7 8.1-13.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 665 625 92.8 90.4-94.7 40 7.2 5.3- 9.6
2500+ grams 804 758 93.3 91.2-95.0 46 6.7 5.0- 8.8

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 02OCT06

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